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Purgatory

A solemn prayer on the day of a person’s death

When a loved one passes away, we are encouraged to pray this comforting prayer.

Lent: A time for the truth about Purgatory

Since I do deserve it, I am glad to go there to satisfy his justice ...

Pray for the Holy Souls in purgatory using this fascinating rosary

The different colored beads symbolize how prayer can help a soul reach eternal life.

When Padre Pio was visited by a soul from purgatory

He was alone in prayer when a man appeared out of nowhere.

How to pray the Chaplet of the Holy Souls

This version of the chaplet can be prayed using any rosary.

Why John Paul and Benedict say “Start your purgatory today”

Is purgatory a faraway place? Or does it begin here and now?

This grieving girl witnessed her father travel from purgatory to heaven

All because she had three Masses said for the repose of his soul.

J.R.R. Tolkien’s fascinating description of purgatory

In "Leaf by Niggle," Tolkien narrates one man's journey into the afterlife.

The holy souls in Purgatory aren’t celebrating Reformation Day

Despite Martin Luther’s objections to indulgences, he initially accepted purgatory.

The visible Church on earth is only one part of a much larger reality

The Church is much bigger than you can possibly imagine.

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